Tornado victims invited to free storm recovery classes at Richland College on Nov. 9, 16

Richardson tornado
The Oct. 20 tornado wreaked havoc on hundreds of homes in Richardson. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Oct. 20 tornado wreaked havoc on hundreds of homes in Richardson. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

Community members affected by the Oct. 20 tornado are invited to attend tuition-free classes on storm recovery at Richland College in Richardson.

The classes will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9 and 16 in Sabine Hall, Room SH 118. Attendees can register for single sessions, multiple sessions, a half day or a full day.

Nov. 9 sessions include:

8-9 a.m. DIY Home Repairs After a Tornado

9:10-10:10 a.m. Protect Yourself After the Storm


10:20-11:20 a.m. Community Resources in a Time of Crisis

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Basic Home Safety

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30-2:30 p.m. Disaster Planning for Small Business

2:40-3:40 p.m. Navigating the Insurance Process

3:50-4:50 p.m. Emotional Support After a Natural Disaster

Nov. 16 sessions include:

8-9 a.m. Emotional Support After a Natural Disaster

9:10-10:10 a.m. Navigating the Insurance Process

10:20-11:20 a.m. Disaster Planning for Small Business

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Basic Home Safety

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30-2:30 p.m. Community Resources in a Time of Crisis

2:40-3:40 p.m. Protect Yourself After the Storm

3:50-4:50 p.m. DIY Home Repairs After a Tornado

Online registration is open now. For more information, those interested in attending can call Richland College Continuing Education at 972-238-6972 or email [email protected]
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.